Nothing warms you up faster on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of chili. Except for over 20 chili recipes to choose from!

The 11th Annual Hand in Hand Chili Cook-Off is happening this Saturday Jan 25 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the New Fair Center (Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds 2815 W Locust St. Davenport)!

Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for kids (6-12 years) and free for 5 years and under. You can purchase your tickets in advance at or at the door.

Over 20 chili recipes will be available to taste, along with celebrity judges, a kids’ zone, silent auction, raffles and VIP section.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the participants of all abilities that attend programs at Hand-in-Hand. For more information on programs that Hand-in-Hand has to offer, check out their website at

Help create a better, more inclusive tomorrow for children and young adults of all abilities by attending the 2020 Chili Cook-Off!


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.